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Biopharma Insights Lead

Full Time | Cambridge | Massachusetts | United States


The Senior Manager of Strategic Insights & Analytics will lead market and customer insight generation in support of FMI’s Biopharma business unit. He/she is responsible for providing strategic insights through designing and delivering quantitative and qualitative market research, monitoring and tracking the competitive landscape, and conducting product, market, and competitive assessments. This role requires strong attention to detail, a curious and innovative mindset, enthusiasm to engage with stakeholders at all levels across the organization, and the ability to exercise discretion and confidentiality. This position is key in ensuring the vision and mission of FMI are realized and requires travel (up to 10-20%).

Key Responsibilities

  • Design and execute primary qualitative and quantitative market research projects to support our BioPharma strategy, including defining the research objectives, framing critical business questions, developing the market research approach, managing the execution of the research, analyzing data, preparing presentations and communicating results.
  • Contribute to the development of competitive intelligence activities including landscape tracking and congress CI strategy to support Biopharma strategic planning.
  • Effectively collaborate across a broad group of stakeholders including BioPharma, Data, Commercial, Finance, Global Product Strategy, and Corporate Strategy.
  • Partner with BioPharma team leadership to drive cross-functional alignment on market insights and implications.
  • Provide ongoing consultative support to the BioPharma team by analytically enabling their efforts to identify opportunities and build partnerships with key customers. Support project and ad-hoc requests to develop actionable customer, market, and product insights.
  • Provide an objective viewpoint based on in-depth understanding and analysis of market, competitive, and clinical information.
  • Other projects as periodically assigned. 


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a quantitative or scientific discipline (eg. Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, Data Science, Engineering, Biology, Chemistry, etc)
  • Minimum Experience: 8+ years of experience in market research and analytics in diagnostic, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, medical device, or healthcare technology industry

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced Degree
  • Prior experience in oncology / immunology strongly preferred.
  • Experience in designing and executing a variety of market research studies, both new market entry and in-line products
  • Strong understanding of market research techniques and gathering competitive intelligence with secondary research.
  • Experience with advanced quantitative survey methods required (eg conjoint, statistical analysis, etc)
  • "Self-starter"; strong sense of responsibility with demonstrable comfort in an entrepreneurial environment
  • Able to work effectively in a fluid, cross-functional matrixed environment and stand out as a successful collaborator
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a consultative mindset, with the ability to develop strong partnerships
  • Good problem-solving ability, breaking down complex problems into distinct parts, managing uncertainty, understanding, anticipating interdependencies
  • Able to proactively “connect the dots” by asking thought-provoking questions
  • Objective when presenting insights and guiding decision-making; demonstrate good presentation skills by pairing sound analytics with storytelling
  • Motivated to continuously improve performance; outcomes-focused and driven to achieve objectives
  • Able to lean in and manage through change
  • Commitment to reflect FMI’s values: passion, patients, innovation, and collaboration.

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